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  • Algonquin moves forward with plans for Buona Beef, other developments

    ALGONQUIN – A new Buona Beef Restaurant on Randall Road was among four projects discussed at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting and moved forwar ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Cary zoning board considers Starbucks, 'urban design' housing on Haber Road

    CARY – The Board of Zoning, Planning and Appeals will hear Thursday a proposal for a stand-alone Starbucks with drive-through at the northwest corner ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Proposed swim school offers Lake in the Hills percentage of gross receipts

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A swim school for toddlers through teens is looking to move into Lake in the Hills.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Pedcor officials appealing previous Cary position on asphalt coverage

    CARY – Developers of the controversial Pedcor affordable housing project have appealed an earlier village decision regarding the use of porous asphalt ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs new laws to end plush public-employee severance deals

    Two new laws taking effect this month seek to help put an end to taxpayer-funded, golden-parachute severance packages for public employees.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • McHenry County Board vote gives jail bed rental 6 more months

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board gave a decade-old program to hold federal detainees at the McHenry County Jail six more months of life to determi ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Ben Carson: A Muslim shouldn't be elected president

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Islam is antithetical to the Constitution, and he doesn’t believe a Muslim should be el ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission reopens after getting insurance reassurances

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission is again open for business after getting assurances that county government’s liability i ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Legal opinion leaves McHenry County veterans' commission in limbo

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission shut itself down earlier this week in the wake of a legal opinion that redefines its lon ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • McHenry County farmers, advocates watching proposed GMO labeling law

    Local farmers are split over a proposed federal law that would pre-empt states from passing their own more stringent food labeling laws for geneticall ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • McHenry County Board appoints member Ken Koehler to Metra Board

    WOODSTOCK – A driving force in county politics who helped shape the McHenry County Board for almost a decade as its chairman is stepping down to repre ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Marengo City Council approves storage facility variance, subject to landscape plan approval

    MARENGO – The Marengo City Council approved a plan that could expand mini warehouses at 1040 E. Grant Highway, subject to administrative approval of a ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Joint Cary Maplewood committee to talk finances, comprehensive plan

    CARY – The joint Maplewood committee is meeting for the second time Wednesday to discuss two factors that likely will come into play as decisions abou ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • McHenry County Board rejects Fraternite of Notre Dame expansion

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board soundly rejected an obscure French religious order’s request for a conditional-use permit to significantly expand ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • McHenry County Board to vote on Fraternite of Notre Dame expansion request

    WOODSTOCK – Tuesday night is decision time for the McHenry County Board regarding whether to grant a controversial conditional-use permit to an obsc ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:16 am
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